Historical Events of 1965

Can you name the events of 1965?

This man is sworn in as US PresidentJanuary 20
This man, British Prime Minster during World War II, is buried among history's second largest assembly of statesmenJanuary 30
A red-and-white maple leaf design is inaugurated as the flag of this countryFebruary 15
This black nationalist associated with the Nation of Islam movement is assassinatedFebruary 21
This movie about the Von Trapps premieresMarch 2
This man leads 25,000 civil rights activists on a march from Selma, AL to Montgomery, AL March 25
The first American troops land in this countryMarch 8
This movie takes home 8 Oscars at the 37th Academy AwardsApril 5
The U.S. President sends troops to this country to avoid 'another Cuba'April 28
Students at this university burn draft cards and effigies of the president in protest of the then-ongoing warMay 21
West Germany establishes diplomatic relations with this countryMay 12
Ahmed Ben Bella is ousted during a bloodless coup in this countryJune 19
This man makes the first US space walkJune 3
This Muslim country receives independence from Great BritainJuly 26
This social insurance program is signed into U.S. law July 30
This iconic band performs history's first stadium concert at New York's Shea StadiumAugust 15
Television advertisements for this product are banned in the UKAugust 1
This hurricane, the first to cause over one billion dollars in damages, hits New OrleansSeptember 9
This cartoon series about a cat and a mouse airs on CBSSeptember 25
This Cuban dictator announces that Che Guevara has resigned and fled CubaOctober 3
This monument is unveiled in St. Louis, MissouriOctober 28
The UN recommends against the recognition of this independent stateNovember 12
This soap opera debuts on NBCNovember 8
This man is re-elected French president with over 10 million votesDecember 5
This country announces that it has shipped rockets to North VietnamDecember 21
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